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Real Friendship: Trading “Likes” and “Follows” for Love and Authenticity

Real Friendship: Trading “Likes” and “Follows” for Love and Authenticity

Real friendship is hard.

There are other, less real versions of friendship. The less real versions are “less” precisely because they are less costly, less committed, less disruptive, less scary, less gritty, less gutsy, and less out-of-our-control than real friendship. But here’s the rub: Less real versions of friendship are also less rich. In the short run, they feel better and smoother than real friendship. But in the long run, they leave us lonely and alone. And it is not good to be alone.

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10 Things Your Spouse Will Remember About You

10 Things Your Spouse Will Remember About You

Marriage is a beautifully-complicated, time-demanding, life-fulfilling experience that has the power to bring you more joy than you have every encountered. It’s one of God’s most alluring creations. The reality is that we will all be remembered by our spouses for the things that we do. But what we must remember is that we have the choice to be remembered in a way that brings joy and comfort, not pain and agony. Here are 10 things I believe your spouse will remember about you.

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